Phase 1: Application and testing

Fill out an online application.

Complete the recruit applicant booklet form.

After completing the online application and the recruit officer application form, contact a member of our recruiting team to schedule your written exam.  You can email ( or call (859) 425-2617.

Documents you should bring to the written exam include:

  • State Issued Birth Certificate
  • Diploma or transcripts of the highest level of education
  • Copy of form DD-214 for former or inactive military personnel

Written exam

  • The test covers 5 areas:
    • Problem solving
    • Reading comprehension
    • Math
    • Writing
    • Personal characteristics
  • 87 questions
  • 65% minimum passing score to move forward to an oral interview